Zemgus Girgensons Biography

( 1994 - )
March 17, 2019
First published on:March 17, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Zemgus Girgensons

Date of Birth: 1994, January 5
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: Latvia
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Zemgus Girgensons
Birth Place Riga, Latvia
Famous Name Zemgus Girgensons
Horoscope Capricorn
Father Aldis Girgensons
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $1,600,000
Contract 2 year / $3,200,000
Career Earnings $7,947,500
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position in Team Centre
Current team Buffalo Sabres
Nationality Latvian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Buffalo Sabres
Affair with Katie Sullivan
Girlfriend Katie Sullivan

Zemgus Girgensons is a Latvian professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Zemgus Girgensons currently plays for the Buffalo Sabres as their Centre. Further, he was selected by the Buffalo Sabres as the 14th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. 


Zemgus Girgensons reportedly earns around $1,600,000 as his yearly salary from Buffalo Sabres and has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. Moreover, he is in a romantic relationship with his partner, Katie Sullivan

Zemgus Girgensons Girlfriend and Personal Life

According to the reports, Zemgus Girgensons has a beautiful girlfriend namely, Katie Sullivan. They have been in a relationship for quite a long time. Further, Zemgus Girgensons can't wait to marry his beautiful love as they are already engaged.

They already fixed their wedding date which is on  July 27, 2019.

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Can’t wait to call her my wife in exactly one year 7.27.19 @katie_sullivan4 ????

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Zemgus Girgensons keeps sharing pictures with his love which shows excitement about their wedding in the caption. Talking about his physique, the famous NHL star is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) in height and weighs around 86 kg.

Zemgus Girgensons Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Zemgus Girgensons has an estimated net worth of over $5 million which is quite similar to Andreas Athanasiou. He has made earnings of $7,947,500 from his entire NHL career. Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $1,600,000 annually whereas Jack Eichel is the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $10,000,000.

He reportedly signed a 2-year / $3,200,000 contract, including $3,200,000 guaranteed with Buffalo Sabres in 2017.

His career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives: 

2012-2013 Buffalo Sabres $92,500
2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres $1,467,500
2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres $1,205,000
2015-2016 Buffalo Sabres $832,500
2016-2017 Buffalo Sabres $1,150,000
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres $1,600,000
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres $1,600,000

Additionally, as per his recent contract with Sabres, he will earn $1,600,000 as a base salary, carrying a cap hit of  $1,600,000 in the 2018-2019 season.

Zemgus Girgensons Bio and Early Life

Zemgus Girgensons was born on 5 January 1994, in Riga, Latvia to father Aldis Girgensons but the details about his mother is still unrevealed. As per his nationality, he is Latvian and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Capricorn.

Girgensons moved to North America in 2009 and played for the Green Mountain Glades in the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL). He moved to the U.S. Hockey League (USHL) the following season and was playing for the Dubuque Fighting Saints. In 2011, with the Fighting Saints, he became a USHL champion and he also took part in the All-Star Game of the USHL.

Zemgus Girgensons Professional Career

He was selected by the Buffalo Sabres as the 14th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. With this selection, Girgensons became the highest drafted Latvian in the history of the NHL, 16 spots higher than Sandis Ozoliš in 1991. 

On 13 July 2012, he signed a professional contract with the Sabres that forfeited his eligibility for the NCAA. On October 2, 2013, he scored his first NHL career goal in the season opener against Detroit Red Wings' Jimmy Howard.

Girgensons, as a restricted free agent re-signed with the Sabres on 1 September 2016, agreed to a one- year contract extension. The following season, Girgensons re-signed again with the Sabres on August 17, 2017, agreeing to a $3.2 million two-year contract.

Currently, he is playing along with his star team-mates such as Zach Bogosian, Jason Pominville and many more. 


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